UTC falls to 2-6 on the year and is 0-2 in Southern Conference action. UNCG improves to 5-1 in spring action and 1-0 in league play.
The Spartans swept the doubles competition and closed out the match with three straight wins in singles play. Sophomore Charlotte Bossy put UTC on the boards with a 7-5, 6-4 win against Jessica Eblen at No. 6. It was Bossy's first win of the dual match season, snapping a personal seven-match losing streak.
The last two matches each went to three sets, beginning with junior Grace Robinette's battle with Mikayla Rogers at No. 4. Rogers won the first set 6-3 while Robinette came back to take the second 7-5. Rogers won the match by taking the super-tiebreaker 10-5.
Sophomore Emily Hangstefer also went three sets with Valerie Behr at No. 3. Hangstefer won the first 6-2 with Behr winning the second 7-6 (3). Behr took the match with a 10-7 win in the super-tiebreaker.
"We fought hard and the match was closer than the final score," stated head coach Jeff Clark. "Hopefully we can continue to improve and turn some of those close losses into wins."
UTC remains on the road tomorrow when they visit Elon. Match time against the Phoenix is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.S.T.).
UNC Greensboro 6, Chattanooga 1
1. Stephanie Macfarlane/Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. Emily Hangstefer/Grace Robinette (UTC) - 8-0
2. Jessica Eblen/Anette Rios (UNCG) def. Jenna Nurik/Shaina Singh (UTC) - 8-5
3. Valerie Behr/Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) def. Charlotte Bossy/Annie Green (UTC) - 8-2
1. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) def. Jenna Nurik (UTC) - 7-5, 7-5
2. Stephanie Macfarlane (UNCG) def. Shaina Singh (UTC) - 6-4, 7-5
3. Valerie Behr (UNCG) def. Emily Hangstefer (UTC) - 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), 1-0 (10-7)
4. Mikayla Rogers (UNCG) def. Grace Robinette (UTC) - 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-5)
5. Anette Rios (UNCG) def. Jennifer Taylor (UTC) - 7-5, 6-2
6. Charlotte Bossy (UTC) def. Jessica Eblen (UNCG) - 7-5, 6-4